Director of Social Impact – My New Red Shoes – Redwood

Position Overview:
The Director of Social Impact is responsible for developing and overseeing our community impact strategy and outcome measurements; designing, managing and evaluating our program and advocacy portfolio; and, stewarding and cultivating strategic corporate and community partnerships to advance our mission and community presence.
The ideal candidate has demonstrated experience leading people and change; is a systems thinker with broad knowledge and a strong understanding of public policy, philanthropy, and program design; has a successful track record of building coalitions and partnerships, stakeholder engagement, and designing innovative, high impact programs; and, possesses a deep and genuine commitment to advancing equity and social justice.
The position reports to the Executive Director.

Strategy & Program Impact:
Develop and oversee our social impact and advocacy strategies, ensuring alignment with our mission, vision, values and goals;
Lead the conceptualization, planning, development and execution of innovative programs and initiatives that advance our social impact;
Set meaningful and measurable short and long-term KPIs to assess our social impact and effectiveness;
Oversee impact analysis and evolve strategies, approaches and programs as necessary based on learnings or changes in community needs;
Develop reporting capabilities and generate communications, providing internal and external audiences with a comprehensive and accurate picture of our impact;
Strategic Partnerships, Community Engagement and Relationship Building:
Lead engagement, partnerships, and advocacy with key external stakeholders, including program partners, corporate partners, civic leaders and policy makers to advance our community presence, impact and leadership;

Team Leadership:
Provide strategic guidance and collaboration to MNRS staff in establishing and aligning cross-departmental goals, objectives, processes and reporting to advance our impact;
Support fundraising and other revenue-generating efforts to sustain initiatives and launch new programming;
Work closely with the Operations team to oversee smooth execution of programs and initiatives;
Foster a positive and inclusive work culture that encourages collaboration, innovation, and continuous learning.

5+ years of management level-experience in Nonprofit Management, Public Policy, Community Organizing, Corporate CSR, or related discipline;
Proven ability to build effective relationships and influence internal and external entities of all levels;
Demonstrated success in building, implementing and evolving high impact programs;
Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to effectively represent MNRS to the public;
Analytic mindset with the ability to leverage data for decision-making and measurement of outcomes;
Passionate about social change, equity, and creating a positive impact on society;
Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, fluid and dynamic environment while managing multiple priorities effectively.

Employer paid medical, dental and vision, including dependent coverage
Employer-contributed retirement
Generous paid family leave
14 paid holidays, 15 days of paid vacation and 12 days of paid sick leave each year

How to Apply
To apply, please send cover letter, resume and writing sample to Minh Ngo,